Washington Business Journal

Jose Andres to blog for new National Geographic food website

Celebrity chef Jose Andres, whose D.C.-based ThinkFoodGroup owns a dozen popular Washington restaurants, will be among contributors to a new National Geographic website called NetGeoFood.com.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:56am EDT

Innovation Elixir: What our kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms may look like in a decade

We know that technology is changing everything around us, but do you wonder what that might look like in reality in your kitchen, bathroom and bedroom a decade from now?

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 08:36pm EDT

Pentagon City Mall facelift, expansion starts 'soon'

Simon Property Group's Fashion Centre at Pentagon City will undergo a reboot that will include the addition of 50,000 square feet and two new levels of retail and restaurants.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:49pm EDT

P. Diddy is Howard U's commencement speaker

Rapper and record producer Sean "P.Diddy" Combs will deliver this year's commencement address at Howard University.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Walgreens to replace Guess, Potomac River Running also coming to Penn Quarter

Two new retail tenants have signed leases in Northwest D.C.'s Penn Quarter neighborhood.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:29am EDT

D.C. rents among fastest rising in the nation

Residential rental expenses in D.C. rose 33 percent between 2007 and 2012, the third-fastest growth figure for apartment costs in the nation, according to personal finance site NerdWallet.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:16am EDT

Mythology Modern Chop House and Lore Lounge coming to H Street NE next year

When Mythology Modern Chop House/Lore Lounge opens on H Street NE next year, owner Todd Luongo hopes it will be the start of a wave of more upscale eateries and bars along a strip that has catered more to a PBR-and-tater-tots crowd in recent years.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:51am EDT

5 apps for business (plus one for fun)

Laura Stack, president of The Productivity Pro, offers her favorite smartphone and tablet apps for the Samsung Galaxy 4S.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 12:45pm EDT

Jamba Juice to open as many as 10 more juice joints in D.C. area

Jamba Juice has big plans to expand in the D.C. market. The Washington Post reports the California-based juicer wants to add at least 10 new stores in the market in the next three years.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 11:50am EDT

Travel: 10 hotels that feel like Home Suite Home

Even if you love to travel, saying goodbye to your side of the bed, your cups in the kitchen, our own personal brand of snack food stashed in the fridge, and all those other things that make our abode "homey" can be bittersweet.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 06:39am EDT

Why Maryland hospitals are saying 'no' to mothers who want early deliveries

The number of babies delivered early in Maryland hospitals because their parents or doctor elected to induce for convenience rather than a medical reason hit a landmark recently.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 06:04am EDT

New restaurants: Grilled Cheese D.C., Blue Sea open for business

The moment D.C.'s cheese lovers have been waiting for is finally here: GCDC, a restaurant devoted entirely to grilled cheese, opened Friday in downtown D.C., bringing all its ooey-gooey goodness to the dining masses.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 11:47am EDT

Selfie City: D.C. enters the picture at No. 25 in the world

Maybe you think D.C. is the most self-centered city in the world. And maybe it is. But when it comes to selfies, we're No. 25 even with President Obama banning them at the White House.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 10:24am EDT

5 principles for mastering your golf game (and your career and life)

Famed golfer Bobby Jones once said, “Golf is the closest game to the game we call life.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 09:38am EDT

Virginia restaurants get reprieve on wine dinner crackdown

Enophiles in Northern Virginia will likely have a lot more wine dinners to add to their calendars in the coming months, after the Virginia General Assembly passed a law that explicitly allows restaurants to hold the events with wine distributors.

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 02:46pm EDT

D.C. gains gluten-free bakery

The District is getting its first gluten-free baker.

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 11:56am EDT

Does your dog watch TV? Discovery thinks he will

Silver Spring-based Discovery Communications Inc. has taken a stake in DogTV, a 24-hour channel available on DirecTV that airs programming specifically, and scientifically designed for, a canine audience.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 01:14pm EDT

Momofuku in talks for restaurant at CityCenterDC

It looks as though CityCenterDC was just the kind of development the District needed to draw some of New York's hottest chefs south.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 11:52am EDT

How one Bethesda cancer nonprofit is helping hospitals keep accreditation

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center has joined forces with a Bethesda nonprofit to offer cancer support groups and yoga onsite, part of an effort to meet new accreditation standards for hospitals offering cancer treatments.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 07:44am EDT

Dave & Buster's wants second shot in suit over White Flint Mall lease

Dave & Buster's Inc. is hoping for a second shot in its effort to keep its doors open at the White Flint Mall, an aging Montgomery County shopping center being primed for redevelopment as a sprawling town center.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 02:15pm EDT

Peet's Coffee & Tea ready for its D.C. debut

It can take time to brew a good cup of coffee.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 10:51am EDT

Report: Silver Line to debut by July 4

Monday - 04/07/2014, 08:06am EDT

12 castles, manors and mansions grander than The Grand Budapest Hotel

The namesake location is one of the stars of Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel, but sadly, you can't go there: It only exists on film.

Friday - 04/04/2014, 09:29pm EDT

Zengo Cycle spins up $10 million expansion plan

Bethesda spinning shop Zengo Cycles, which announced plans to open its second location in Logan Circle last May, has even bigger fish to fry. Zengo Cycles plans a $10 million expansion to create 20 to 30 new cycling studios throughout the East Coast in the next three to five years,

Friday - 04/04/2014, 10:36am EDT

GCDC ready for its grilled cheese close-up

The debut of gourmet grilled cheese in D.C. is almost here.

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 11:31am EDT

Chef Geoff's, Taylor Gourmet among new restaurants heading to Dulles, National airports

A bunch of familiar D.C. names are among the latest round of new restaurant leases signed for Dulles International Airport and Reagan National Airport.

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 10:51am EDT

Hail to the ballpark hot dog: We'll eat 21M this year

If the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council is right, Americans will eat enough hot dogs at Major League Baseball stadiums this season to stretch from Nationals Park to the Arizona Diamondbacks' Chase Field in Phoenix.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 01:27pm EDT

Travel: 8 rainy spots worth a visit in the spring

Rain usually isn't an element vacationers seek. In fact, it is often purposely avoided, whether that means picking a rain-free destination or visiting a spot during its dry season.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 02:34pm EDT

Sugar craving? A cupcake ATM is coming to D.C.

Soon you can satisfy your cupcake craving 24/7 in Georgetown.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 01:47pm EDT
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